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€4m funding win for West Midlands cities’ migration-friendly plan

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

Three West Midlands cities have won over four million euros to help the region's communities get the maximum benefit from migration and improve migrants’ and refugees’ sense of belonging.

Launch of Children and Young Persons’ Project evaluation report

Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 in Services for schools news

Coventry Citizens Advice would like to invite current partners and new to showcase of their recent evaluation report on Wednesday 1 November, 4.30pm – 5.30pm.

Freemen of the City 2017

Coventry welcomes new Freemen of the City

Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 in Civic recognition and awards news

Ten people have been honoured with the title of Freemen of the City in a ceremony at the Council House.

Animation of two people talking on the new bench that massages and warms your backside

Coventry city centre to be more 'playable' next week

Published on Friday, 13 October 2017 in Community and living news

Bins that burp, scooters that go faster when you scream and a bench that warms your backside when you talk are coming to Coventry next week and are designed to make the city more playable.

Lord Mayor and Year 6 winning pupils

Coventry children shadow Lord Mayor for the day

Published on Thursday, 12 October 2017 in Children and families news

Pupils from Limbrick Wood Primary School found out what it meant to be Lord Mayor for the day by shadowing him on his civic duties.

Albert good citizen

Albert is latest Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Lord Mayor news

Albert Neale is Coventry’s latest Good Citizen after he was presented with an Award by the Lord Mayor today.

Ambition anniversary celebrates young people’s successes

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Young people from across Coventry celebrated their successes getting into rewarding jobs, training and educational opportunities during the first anniversary of the city’s Ambition programme.

Free WiFi coming to city centre

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

Free public WiFi is coming to Coventry city centre, bringing a stream of social and economic benefits for residents, visitors and businesses.

Attendees at OneCov2017

OneCov2017 is a success

Published on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Community and living news

A partnership community engagement event that took place this weekend was a big success.

Trading Standards.

Record haul of illegal cigarettes seized in city

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Trading standards news

Over one million illegal cigarettes were seized in a joint operation between Coventry Trading Standards, Coventry Police and Immigration yesterday (9 October).

liz atkin, bus

Art on the buses highlights mental health

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Health and social care news

A visiting artist supported Coventry’s mental health festival by creating charcoal drawings on free newspapers and leaving them for other bus passengers to enjoy.

World Mental Health Day

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Public health news

10 October marks World Mental Health Day.

Older people enjoying a vintage Tea Party at Allesley Park and Bell Green Library

Vintage Tea Parties bring people together for Older People’s Day

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 in Libraries news

This year Coventry Libraries organised Book Lovers Vintage Tea Parties at Allesley Park Library and Bell Green Library to mark Older People’s Day.

Crafts of the Punjab - private view for teachers

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Services for schools news

For thousands of years, the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent has been a cultural crossroad, resulting in a rich and vibrant legacy of arts and crafts.

School library training sessions

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Services for schools news

Tailor made training sessions for school staff 2017/2018.

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017 in Public health news

9-15 October, is Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW) where parents, their families and friends come together to acknowledge and remember their precious babies who have died.

Scratch the surface 2017

Psychiatric ward inspires art

Published on Thursday, 05 October 2017 in Events news

British Contemporary Artist Claire Margaret is to share the inspiration behind her new, exciting exhibition as part of Coventry’s Scratch the Surface - DIALOGUE, mental health arts festival.

Flash crossing

Coventry Flash crossing first outside London

Published on Thursday, 05 October 2017 in Parking, travel and streets news

Coventry has got its first 'flash crossing' on a wide section of road outside the station on the new Friargate boulevard.

Scratch the surface 2017

Art on buses to feature as part of mental health festival

Published on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 in Events news

Live drawing sessions on buses by artist and mental health advocate, Liz Atkin, will form part of a two week festival in Coventry.

Ribbon cutting at Hillfields Library

Hillfields Community Library officially opened on WATCH 20th anniversary

Published on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 in Libraries news

WATCH (Working Actively to Change Hillfields) celebrated 20 years and also the official re-launch of the Hillfields Community Library within the centre yesterday (Tuesday 3 October).

Lord Mayor of Coventry celebrates refugee contribution to city

Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Tony Skipper hosted an awards ceremony which celebrated the contribution of refugees and asylum seekers to the city earlier this week.

Corporal Arthur Hutt V C

Published on Friday, 29 September 2017 in War Memorial Park news

An engraved paving stone will be unveiled in front of the Corporal Arthur Hutt VC Memorial, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the award, and to remember those who fell in battle.

The Boy Who Bit Picasso - performance for schools

Published on Thursday, 28 September 2017 in Services for schools news

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Thursday 9 November, 11-12.30 or 1-2.30, £7 per child

Flu safe

Flu vaccinations for 2017

Published on Thursday, 28 September 2017 in Public health news

It's time to get your flu vaccination.

Are you getting the most out of your Ed Protect system?

Published on Thursday, 28 September 2017 in Services for schools news

Free training sessions to help you get the most out of your Impero Ed Protect system.

School offers for Criterion Theatre

Published on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 in Services for schools news

Special pricing for school groups for Criterion Theatre productions.

Coventry store loses alcohol licence

Published on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 in Trading standards news

A Coventry shopkeeper has lost his licence to sell alcohol after his store was caught selling illegal cigarettes to a child.

Hillman House Cladding statement

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Building control news

A leading Coventry Councillor has spoken out about his frustration in dealing with building control regulations.

Rockin' the Library

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Events news

Mercury-nominated band The Big Moon were the latest act to rock the Central Library this weekend as part of the ‘Get It Loud in Libraries’ project.

Top city primary school featured in Parliamentary Review

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 in Schools and schooling news

Coventry’s Frederick Bird Primary School has been featured in 2016/17’s Parliamentary Review as an example of excellent teaching and learning practice.

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